Clips of the Week
As we enter the homestretch of the semester, our reporters are coming on strong. Check out some of our latest links:
Reed Dunlea’s video of arrests made during local protests stemming from the Freddie Gray case in Baltimore was part of a Daily News package that included contributions from alumni Laura Bult and Joe Stepansky.
Marguerite Ward, in a video for Voices of NY, talked to protesters about complaints over the loaded language used by some media outlets to describe the reaction to Gray’s death. Isabel Riofrio interviewed Jesús Hidalgo, a Venezuelan singer-songwriter who produces “medicine music.”
Maura Ewing’s story about a push for expanded school sports offerings that apparently led to the ouster of a South Bronx educator found a home in The Nation.
Allison Fox and Maggie Freleng teamed on this NBC New York piece about Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital’s bid to become the first medical center in the city to offer gender reassignment surgery.
Deron Dalton interviewed three co-founders of the Black Lives Matter movement for Madame Noire.
Emrys Eller’s private eye profile made The Village Voice.
Some offerings from our Alumni Corner:
•Claudia Bracholdt produced this video about virtual reality and immersive journalism for Zeit Online.
•Madhura Karnik, working for Quartz, reported on the economic impact of the Nepal earthquakes.
•Nicholas Martinez’ story about using comedy to help teenagers cope with depression made Laughspin.
•Amy Yensi of WJZ TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore, reported on the aftermath of Freddie Gray’s death.
Congrats to all — and keep ‘em coming!